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Syrian Refugee Policy Raises Serious States’ Rights Issue

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
The flood of refugees from Syria and other Middle East countries that the Obama Administration is preparing to distribute to communities across the nation raises very real and understandable security concerns among government officials at the state and local levels, and among the citizenry generally. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Bob Barr

Obama's Fast Rising Disapproval Polls

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
Barack Obama's approval scores have plunged into the low 40s as a majority of Americans now say they disapprove of the job he's doing as president. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Donald Lambro

Political Translations

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
It is amazing how many different ways the same thing can be said, creating totally different impressions. For example, when President Barack Obama says that defeating ISIS is going to take a long time, how is that different from saying that he is going to do very little, very slowly? It is saying the same thing in different words. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Thomas Sowell

Too Late for Carson to Catch up on Homework

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
A little over a year ago, when Ben Carson was gearing up to run for president, I questioned in this space whether he was ready for what lay ahead. We now have our answer: No. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Jonah Goldberg

Was Whoopi Goldberg Right that Hitler Was a Christian?: A Historical Analysis

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
Whatever one thinks about the controversy over Syrian refugees and ISIS, Whoopi Goldbergs recent comments on national television trying to convince us that Christian refugees are just as scary as Muslims disseminates an idea that circulates widely on the internet, i.e., that Hitler was a Christian. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Richard Weikart

Terrorism has a Way of Spotlighting the Real Enemy

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
The U.S. State Department has issued a blunt worldwide travel alert for Americans. Nothing cuts through murky rhetorical waters and diplomatic platitudes like a terrorist's bomb. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Rachel Marsden

Dumb Responses to the Paris Attacks

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
The recent attacks in Paris have inspired various half-baked proposals to prevent terrorism in the United States. Here are four of the dumbest. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Jacob Sullum

Thank Liberals for Today's Chaotic and Dangerous World

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
We're in a world today increasingly defined by chaos. At home it's on our college campuses. Abroad it's spreading across the Middle East and spilling over into Europe. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Star Parker

The New York Times Book Review Cheaters

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
The Bible is the best-selling book of all time, but The New York Times would have to consign it to the ghetto for "Advice, How-To and Miscellaneous" books. That's what "The Gray Lady" has done to David Limbaugh and his new book, "The Emmaus Code: Finding Jesus in the Old Testament." 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Brent Bozell

In Defense of Empire

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
A new political party of the center and right, Ciudadanos, has arisen in Catalonia -- and delivered an impressive performance at the polls in Spain's regional elections back in September. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Paul Greenberg

Spike Lee's 'Chi-Raq' and the Real Life Laquan McDonald Video

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
I liked Spike Lee's new movie "Chi-Raq," the story about the gang wars and all the lives lost in the war zone that is Chicago. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z John Kass

I'm Thankful for Fracking

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
Thanksgiving is nearly upon us, and many of us will spend time with our families eating too much food and strategically waiting for couch spots to open up so we can sneak in a quick catnap when our unsuspecting relatives abandon their posts for another slice of pie. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Isaac Orr

Social Justice Warriors Slam America’s Oldest Muslim Brotherhood Group on Twitter

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
On Friday, a hashtag campaign targeting what was described as systematic racism exploded over social media. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Kyle Shideler

Dealing With Evil Empires

TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
Why did the Marxist atheists who controlled the Soviet Union tear down the Berlin Wall? 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z Terry Jeffrey


TownHall Latest columns - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 23:35
What might have happened if a few of the 1,500 concert attendees in Paris' Bataclan theater had guns? The terrorists had time to kill, reload and kill again. 2015-11-25T00:01:00-05:00 2015-11-26T04:35:03Z John Stossel

Krauthammer on Obama's ISIS strategy: 'We're not asking a lot of the president'

Fox News (Politics) - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 20:00
Charles Krauthammer told viewers Wednesday on “Special Report with Bret Baier” that while the American people are hoping for a sense of urgency from the administration in the fight against ISIS, President Obama simply hasn’t mustered the passion needed to defeat the terror group.

Obama signs defense bill despite Guantanamo provisions

Fox News (Politics) - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 16:13
President Obama on Wednesday signed a $607 billion defense policy bill despite his opposition to restrictions in the legislation that ban him from moving Guantanamo Bay detainees to the United States and making good on a long unfulfilled campaign promise.

Paul campaign slams CNN, says emails show reporter 'colluding' with Clinton aide

Fox News (Politics) - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:48
Rand Paul’s presidential campaign slammed CNN on Wednesday after emails were released that the campaign claimed showed a reporter “colluding” with a Hillary Clinton aide to “attack” the Kentucky senator.

Obama grants reprieve to turkeys 'Honest' and 'Abe'

Fox News (Politics) - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:45
President Barack Obama spared two turkeys named for one of the nation's most admired presidents, continuing a White House tradition that provides a refreshing sense of amusement and bipartisan cheer no matter how troubled the times.

Dollar Bill: Clinton opening fundraising spree for wife's 2016 campaign

Fox News (Politics) - Wed, 11/25/2015 - 15:05
Former President Bill Clinton is going on a fundraising swing reminiscent of his presidential campaigns of the 1990s. But this time he's doing it for his wife.


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